Flower Diatribe #1
(poetry performance/video POEM)

This poem was performed first at Reed College (Reed Visiting Writers Series, 2016). A separate video performance of the poem and process was made in collaboration with Roland Dahwen Wu / Patuá Films.


“Flower Diatribe #1” was published in Oct 2017 as a hybrid-poetry / visual-poetry piece in Poetry Northwest and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in Poetry.




Performers / Collaborators :

Dao Strom - poem; audio recording & editing
Barry Brusseau - ambient sound
Roland Dahwen Wu - filming & editing; projection video
Kyle Macdonald - set construction; man in white suit


Video stills credit: Patuá Films


Platform-building process
Oct, 2016